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Probation over for ND white supremacist Craig Cobb
BISMARCK—Four years of supervised probation are over for Craig Cobb, the known white supremacist who in 2013 sought to turn the tiny town...
May 18, 2018 - 6:19pm
August 19, 2017
Death in Charlottesville, Va., stirs reaction in Leith, ND
LEITH, N.D. — It has been four years since this Grant County village of about 20 people was briefly and ingloriously home to a white nationalist....
August 19, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 21, 2017
ND town still not sure if or when white supremacist will move in
NOME, N.D.—A recent deed to an old church in this tiny Barnes County town lists known white supremacist Craig Cobb as an owner of the property....
March 21, 2017 - 7:17pm
February 5, 2017
Officials in small southeastern ND town see no way to block white supremacist Cobb from buying old church
NOME, N.D. — This 62-person hamlet in Barnes County is facing a question other sleepy North Dakota towns have already grappled with: What...
February 5, 2017 - 9:54pm
August 25, 2015
Film on white supremacist to be shown
BISMARCK —“Welcome to Leith,” a documentary of the attempted white supremacist takeover of a village in Grant County will be shown for the first time in North Dakota in theaters in Bismarck and Mott. The showings at the Grand Theater in Bismarck will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 25...
August 25, 2015 - 7:25am
June 17, 2015
Let us avoid repeat of Leith
A white supremacist who tried and failed to establish an enclave of like-minded people in Leith, N.D., is trying again. This time Craig Cobb and his people are eyeing Antler, N.D., a town of about 20 people near the Canadian border in Bottineau County. After his run-in with the law...
June 17, 2015 - 8:03am
June 12, 2015
North central N.D. location sought by white supremacists .
ANTLER, N.D.—A group of white supremacists is once again eyeing a small North Dakota town as the potential location for a community of their own. In an email, Craig Cobb, who attempted to turn Leith, N.D., into an all-white enclave, included a number of links regarding plans...
June 12, 2015 - 6:36am
July 18, 2014
Leith mayor says celebration isn’t about Cobb
BISMARCK — When organizers approached the Leith City Council last spring about a 105th anniversary celebration for the small town beleaguered...
July 18, 2014 - 9:02am
April 9, 2014
Complaint filed against prosecutor: Leith officials allege ‘unprofessional’ behavior in white supremacist’s case
April 9, 2014 - 7:46am
March 5, 2014
Cobb returns property; Metzger will not
March 5, 2014 - 7:42am
February 26, 2014
Plea deal reached in Cobb terrorizing case
BISMARCK -- Grant County State’s Attorney Todd Schwarz said a plea agreement has been reached with white supremacist Craig Cobb, who is accused of terrorizing residents in the small town of Leith.
February 26, 2014 - 5:34pm
February 11, 2014
Man buys white supremacist's house; judge grants more time on plea agreement
CARSON, N.D. — White supremacist Craig Cobb’s house in Leith came under new ownership Monday, a development the mayor of the small southwestern...
February 11, 2014 - 7:11am
January 26, 2014
Judge reduces Cobb’s bond in Leith terrorizing case
Judge reduces Cobb’s bond in Leith terrorizing case Forum News Service BISMARCK -- A judge has reduced bond for Craig Cobb, the white supremacist jailed on charges of terrorizing residents in the small town of Leith, the Bismarck Tribune reported.
January 26, 2014 - 9:54am
January 25, 2014
Separatist pleads guilty: Plea agreement calls for Dutton to testify in terrorizing case
BISMARCK — One of two men accused of terrorizing residents of the small North Dakota town of Leith pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges...
January 25, 2014 - 6:45am
January 24, 2014
Dutton pleads guilty to reduced charges in Leith terrorizing case
BISMARCK – One of two men accused of terrorizing residents of the small North Dakota town of Leith pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges in a plea agreement that calls for him to testify in the case against the white supremacist who invited him to the town.
January 24, 2014 - 2:34pm